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  • Washington Journal Fred Hochberg Discusses US Trade Policy
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    Fred Hochberg on U.S. Trade Policy

    Former U.S. Export-Import Bank Chair and President Fred Hochberg talked about his book, Trade is Not a Four Letter Word. He spoke via video link from New York City.

  • Washington Journal Anthea Hartig Discusses Womens Suffrage  19th Amendments Centennial
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    Anthea Hartig on Women's Suffrage and 19th Amendment's Centennial

    In commemoration of the 19th Amendment’s centennial, Smithsonian National Museum of American History director Anthea Hartig took questions about the long campaign to win women the vote, the struggle…

  • Washington Journal Jeremy Butler Discusses Veterans Issues
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    Jeremy Butler on Veterans' Issues

    Jeremy Butler, Navy veteran and CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talked about issues facing veterans of those wars. He spoke via video link from New York City.

  • Harry Truman in World War I and US Military Rivalries
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    Harry Truman in World War I and U.S. Military Rivalries

    Former U.S. Marine Corps historian and archivist Michael Miller discussed Harry Truman’s views of the U.S. Marine Corps, which he argued were first formed during his service as an Army…

  • US Marines at the Battle of Guadalcanal
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    U.S. Marines at the Battle of Guadalcanal

    Military historian Andrew Wiest talked about the U.S. Marines who fought at the Battle of Guadalcanal between August 1942 and February 1943. Mr. Wiest is co-author of “The Pacific War: From Pearl…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Viewers commented on the role of voters of color in campaign 2020.

  • Woody Williams Oral History Interview
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    Woody Williams Oral History Interview

    Woody Williams was interviewed about his life and military service. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service with the 3rd Marine Division in the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima. The…

  • emTo the Shores of Iwo Jimaem
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    To the Shores of Iwo Jima

    Filmed by the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard and edited by Warner Brothers studios, this U.S. Office of War Information documentary tells the story of the brutal 36-day battle for the…

  • Washington Journal Owen Conner  Edward Nevgloski Discuss the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima
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    Owen Conner and Edward Nevgloski on the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

    Seventy-five years ago, in early 1945, the U.S. Marines invaded the Pacific island of Iwo Jima and fought Japanese forces in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. The National Museum of…

  • emWe Heard the Bells The Influenza of 1918em
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    We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918

    Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the…

  • Presidents and Their CIA Directors
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    Presidents and Their CIA Directors

    CIA chief historian David Robarge talked about the evolving nature of the relationship between presidents and their CIA directors, and how it is influenced by the president’s needs and…

  • January 24 1952 Universal Newsreel
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    January 24, 1952, Universal Newsreel

    This 1952 Universal Newsreel includes four stories: Sen. Estes Kefauver (D-Tennessee) announces his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, Rep. Peter Mack (D-Illinois) lands…

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    Never Caught

    Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a…

  • Washington Journal Douglas Bradburn Discusses George Washington
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    Douglas Bradburn on George Washington's Mount Vernon

    Historian Doug Bradburn joined us from Mount Vernon’s Museum and Education Center to talk about George Washington’s vision for the presidency, and the library, home and museum located in Northern…

  • Remembering George Washington
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    Remembering George Washington

    Matthew Costello talked about his new book, The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President. He discussed the ways that Americans…

  • Washington Journal FH Buckley Discusses His Book American Secession
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    F.H. Buckley on American Secession

    George Mason University professor F.H. Buckley examined the possibility of states exiting the Union.

  • Presidents Heads
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    Presidents' Heads

    Inspired by Mount Rushmore, sculptor David Adickes created 42 giant busts of American presidents for a Williamsburg, Virginia “Presidents Park” that opened in 2004. After the park closed in…

  • George Washingtons Crossing Reenactment
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    George Washington's Crossing Reenactment

    Living history enthusiasts gathered to row across the Delaware River at the spot where George Washington and the Continental Army crossed from Pennsylvania to New Jersey on December 25, 1776.…

  • emGeorge Washington  Courage that Made a Nationem
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    George Washington - Courage that Made a Nation

    A film documenting George Washington’s life, family, education and military career. It also covers Washington’s appointment as commander of continental army, his success in the…

  • Kansas Citys Influence on Amarillo
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    Kansas City's Influence on Amarillo

    The Panhandle-Plains Museum’s “Cattle, Cowboys & Culture: Kansas City and Amarillo, Building an Urban West” exhibit showcases the shared heritage between Amarillo, Texas and Kansas City. Amy Von Lintel,…

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